Content Manager

S. San Francisco
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Lindsay DesRochers

Job Description:

Our Top Fortune 500 client is looking for a passionate & collaborative  Content Manager to join their team!  The Content Manager executes and supports the implementation of editorial strategy and content programs for the business. Leads cross-functional team projects and supports continuous improvement of content development through expertly written briefs, scopes of work, proposals, SOWS and process documentation. In this role, you’ll manage external agency partners as well as partner with internal teams across marketing, operations, social and creative. You’ll also demonstrate expertise in content development, project management, stakeholder engagement and management support. 

This position reports directly to the Sr. Manager of Editorial Strategy and is responsible for driving content initiatives across the business, with knowledge of end-to-end content lifecycle- from initial concepts reviews, through to execution and performance reporting. 

Essential Functions 
• Supports content strategy and innovation for Social channels 
• Project manages cross-functional teams, internally and externally 
• Writes briefs, scopes of work, and other process documentation 
• Manage external creative agency partners 
• Vets external agencies and vendors, and executes contracts and SOWs 
• Ensures content consistency by aligning company and vendor content with established brand standards 

An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position: 
• Excellent communication and writing skills 
• Strong project management and organizational skills 
• A solid understanding of the nuances of digital content across various channels 
• Multi-media content expertise to support the creation of video, posts, long form articles, etc. for web and Social 
• Familiarity with content management tools and platforms 


Client Description:

Major consumer goods company, but you will be employed by Aquent. Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things: You're paid weekly with the option for direct deposit Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk) Access to Fidelity 401(k) Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.) Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!) Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/ Access to free online courses via Lynda.com Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)


Minimum Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Creative Writing, Communications, Advertising, or related field and 5+ years’ experience managing large scale content programs and campaigns in an online creative or related digital field. Experience working in an ever changing, fast-paced environment, with a problem-solving mentality and positive, can-do attitude. 

Preferred Qualifications 
• 4+ years’ experience in digital strategy and communications 
• 4+ years’ experience in editorial or content strategy for large scale, public facing brand or company 
• 3+ years’ experience working for or with creative agencies